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breakfast of champions

An ironic praise for food or drink that is generally considered unhealthy, especially when one consumes it for breakfast or early in the day. Taken from the advertising slogan for Wheaties brand cereal, known for featuring prominent athletes on its packaging. Ah, beer. The breakfast of champions! Don't knock it, man. Cold pizza is the breakfast of champions.
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breakfast of champions

n. a first alcoholic drink of the day, taken in the morning, instead of breakfast. (Collegiate.) He calls it the breakfast of champions. I call it a bad sign of something out of hand.
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The Overall Breeding Beef Grand Champion was Taylor Hale with her Simmental Cow/Calf pair entry, and the Overall Breeding Beef Reserve Champion was Grayson Rann with his Hereford entry.
To enter the Echo Community Champion Awards in association with Morrisons, simply choose the category or categories you wish to enter and complete an entry form to tell us about the person or group you are nominating, their achievements and why your nomination deserves to win this award.
CHAMPION NOVICE HURDLER: Black Jack Ketchum (rated 161)' CHAMPION NOVICE CHASER: Foreman (163)' CHAMPION TWO-MILE HURDLER: Brave Inca (167)' CHAMPION TWO-MILE CHASER: Newmill (173)' CHAMPION TWO-AND-A-HALF MILE HURDLER: Mighty Man (165)' CHAMPION TWO-AND-A-HALF MILE CHASER: Hi Cloy (164)' CHAMPION THREE-MILE CHASER: War Of Attrition (173)' BRITISH CHAMPION CONDITIONAL JOCKEY: Keith Mercer' BRITISH CHAMPION JOCKEY: A P McCoy' BRITISH CHAMPION TRAINER: Paul Nicholls' BRITISH CHAMPION OWNER: J P McManus' HORSE OF THE YEAR: Brave Inca.
They join the hopeful states of Delaware, Massachusetts, North Dakota, Oklahoma, and Wyoming who must, for now, be satisfied with breathing a few out-of-state champion molecules every now and then.
Blue faced Leicester: champion, Dewi Jones,Llansannan,Denbigh; reserve,MC Roberts,Gaerwen,Anglesey; Welsh Mountain (pedigree section):champion, PV Taylor, Pwllheli; reserve,Mr and Mrs D R Rowlands,Gaerwen; Llanbedr,Gwynedd; reserve,E Owen and Son,Talycafn, Conwy; Lloen: champion and reserve,A W Davies,Morfa Nefyn; Badger Face Welsh: champion and reserve,JA Langford,Tattenhall,Chester; Cheviot: champion and reserve,A and J Jones,Llanfairfechan; Kerry Hill: champion and reserve,R Powell,Welshpool; Black Welsh Mountain: champion and reserve,Kimberley and Dawson,Blaeunau Ffestiniog.
In his influential 1963 article, Schon identified the phenomenon of organizational inertia and resistance to new ideas and new technology stating, "the new idea either finds a champion or dies" (2, p.
Since the controversy erupted, Champion has repeatedly asserted from its Stamford, Connecticut headquarters that there is "no scientific evidence.
Butler and Champion believe that the titanohematite sediments in the Rocky Mountain region do have a direct volcanic origin and that they came from one volcano.
Brave Inca was also recognised as Champion Two- Mile Hurdler, while War Of Attrition was named as Champion Three-Mile Chaser, after wins in the totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup and the Punchestown Guinness Gold Cup.
The City Section champion and state qualifier finished 28-3, the best record on a 21-0 team that won the City Dual Meet title and a record 11th section championship.
When I first joined the ARBT group, the National Register listed 16 champion trees for this state, most of them nominated by people just passing through Arizona.
This award rewards a champion who identifies and works to meet educational needs within the community.
Speed Skater Joey Cheek Becomes New Face for Isotonix Champion Blend